Gary Rivlin is a reporting fellow with the Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute. He is also the author of Katrina: After the Flood, which the New York Times, USA Today, and NPR declared a best book of 2015.
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Monday, August 29, 2016
White New Orleans Has Recovered from Hurricane Katrina. Black New Orleans Has Not.
96,000. That’s how many fewer African-Americans are living in New Orleans now than prior to Hurricane Katrina, which made landfall 11 years ago today. Nearly 1 in 3 black residents have not returned to the city after the storm. It was the worst urban disaster in modern U.S. history. Eighty percent...